Decorated ware ovoid jar

Egyptian
Middle Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 7 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.721

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid marl vase with an everted, flattened rim, lug handles. Encrusted surface. Decorated with three spirals and wavy lines on the body and base.

Provenance

From Abadiya. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace.
(Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription